Ruchi Soya Industries
palm oil

Ruchi Soya Industries


Established through a merger between ‘Mac Oil Palm Limited’ and ‘Palm Tech India Limited’ in 1986 when the two companies consolidated their oil palm cultivation operations in India. It was acquired by Adani Wilmar in 2018, and later taken over by Patanjali Ayurved in 2019. Ruchi Soya remains one of the largest producers and traders of palm oil in India, and operates plantations in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Mizoram, Gujarat, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgar. “Ruchi No 1” is a leading edible oil and vanaspati brand, used in baked and fried goods, and Ruchi Star and Ruchi Gold are widely recognised brands in India.

RSPO Member : No RSPO Member : No

Environmental, Social, Governance Rating (SPOTT)


Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) rating from SPOTT - Sustainability Policy Transparency Toolkit
Ruchi Soya Industries map

Market cap


Million US$



hectares (obtained through merger between Mac Oil and Palm Tech, but also has procurement rights for ~2 million hectares of plantation across six Indian States)

Supply chain position

Fully Integrated

Grower of oil palm | Processor and trader of crude palm oil and palm kernel oil | Refiner | Trader and manufacturer of consumer goods

Refineries / capacity



NDPE Policy


No Deforestation, No peat, No exploitation

Market served


Parent Company

Patanjali Ayurved


Ruchi J-Oil Private Limited, Ruchi Worldwide Limited, Palm Tech India Limited, Suman Agritech Private Limited, Ruchi Ethiopia Holdings Limited, Mrig Trading Private Limited


Edible oils including Ruchi No 1, Ruchi Star and Ruchi Gold. Vanaspati and other specialty baking fats (stabilisers). Biodiesel.


Chain Reaction Research
Leakage Risks in India, 58 Percent of Palm Oil Imports Not Covered by NDPE Policies
November 21, 2018
Indian palm oil consumption driving deforestation in Indonesia, says Greenpeace
June 19, 2012
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